Tee-Shirt May Shield Well From Allergens … But Not From a Board of Canvassers Inquiry


In light of the serious questions about the rep’s domicile raised by this Target 12 investigation, the Providence Board of Canvassers yesterday voted

… to take up a case challenging whether state Rep. John Carnevale lives in his legislative district, determining there is “reasonable cause” to suspect he is ineligible to vote there.

It is impossible not to speculate what defense the rep will bring, what steps he may take to defend his assertion that he lives at the Providence address. Is he, for instance, briskly arranging even now for one of the tenants at the two family house to move out so that he can occupy that apartment? (Stipulating for a moment the premise – innocent until proven guilty even in a civil proceeding – that he doesn’t currently live there …)